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CBS
Nov 24, 2012 1:35am PST
. >>> protesters are protesting low wages and expensive healthcare plans. despite the demonstrations, walmart says this was its best black friday ever. >>> with the holiday shopping season underway now, one group of bay area women at nordstroms meets every friday. for them, the shopper season is the giving season. >> reporter: nestled in a corner, needles are clicking. and women are chatting. meet the nordy knitters. they meet every weekend for cake, conversation, and community service. >> it's very good for the soul. >> reporter: the two dozen wome mostly retired san francisco school principles and teachers. while they can certainly spin a yarn or two, their fingers do furious work faceting christmas gifts. they're donating 300 home made scarves and hats to ship to children in poverty. they put them in school boxes with school supplies and toys. the program run by billy graham's son, franklin, helps to give children gifts worldwide. >> it tells the true meaning of christmas, the gift of love that was shared with everyone. >> reporter: since they started meeting socially at this cafe
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 5:30pm PST
megaretailer a black mark. >> walmart seeing workers protest for better wages and healthcare. cbs 5 reporter linda yee is in san leandro with how that message is being received tonight. >> reporter: dozens of demonstratedders were out here this afternoon determined to to let the public know about working conditions here in walmart. demonstrators tried to move the protests inside the san leandro walmart but were stopped by store security. some workers complained about poor working conditions and unfair treatment and cheap pay. this person said she was fired when she staged a sit-in after suffering verbal abuse. >> we have a cart machine broken for four months. i have to buy my own shoes insoles and back brace and put carts all day. that's wear and tear and i don't appreciate that. they make billions and they can't supply us with the materials we need to do the job. >> walmart we won't go away ♪ >> reporter: a union backed coles of groups organized this protest across the country including several demonstrations at bay area williams. >> the workers are going out on strike. we are supporting
FOX News
Nov 23, 2012 4:00pm PST
demanded higher wages and better healthcare for the company's hourly workers. the demonstrators called on those workers to walk off the job but the company reports fewer than 50 of them actually took part in the protests. james rosen is live in landover hills, maryland. james, it sounds like the protest its you covered there was pretty big and well-organized. >> that's right, jon. leaders of this labor action here on the scene told us that the united food and commercial workers union, or ufcw played a huge role here and helped produce the huge turnout here. five chartered buses carrying some 400 protesters rumbled into the parking lot here outside wal-mart store number 5129 in suburban, maryland around 8:30 this morning. they came armed with bull horns, elab bore signs and flags. shouted no justice, no peace. clam norred for better wages and health benefits. bobby williams and a handful of colleagues backed up by contingent of invisible plain clothe security confronted jones about this minister from washington, d.c. jones commanded assurances that 25 to 30 wal-mart workers he claimed w
FOX News
Nov 24, 2012 3:00am PST
have that capability. we service small businesses we help them manage their healthcare costs, their technology costs. they have got to watch the bottom line and where they disadvantage historically the internet has been a great equalizer. >> where are small businesses add a disadvantage. >> there are advantages the to the entrepreneurs are close tomorrow employees and customers. that level of customer service is a tremendous advantage. that's what they have to take advantage of. the local. >> personalize it? >> personalized service. the fact that you can go into a small business today and really get taken care of. and you can't get that in a big box store. >> harnessing social media in a local communitiening able to go on facebook and say thanks for coming in today. i really appreciate it. having that personal connection. you don't get that from big box stores. >> if you are in a local community and doing a search. local store is going to show up on iphone or tab bleted. that's something that needs to be taken advantage of. don't have to pay a zillion dollars in key words. just the
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 7:00am EST
shame. when the republicans ran government, they never did anything for a healthcare plan. host: will in oxnzrdard, california. guest: it is obvious where he is coming from. medicare and social security has helped bring a lot of seniors out of poverty. there are social security scare tactics used. i call itmedi-scare. -- call it medi-scare. in 1996, the came forth with a plan to fix medicare. they know it is one to go broke. it is 10 or 12 years away from insolvency. even president obama's chief of staff said it may be only five years before it is insolvent. in 1996, the republicans came forth with a plan. they said this is an attempt to try to fix medicare to keep it viable and alive for future generations. the nancy pelosi of that day, richard gephardt said they are trying to dismantle social security and drive it over the cliff. the washington post is known as a leftist-center paper. the washington post said dick bull.dt's charges were they said they are trying to attack republicans. half to come together and fix this problem. that was 1996 and we are 15 years closer to bankruptcy for
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